The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 82 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 2.39% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.85% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 38
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £52,500 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
972 1017 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.87% 83.91% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 724 941 858
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 5 - -
Luton - 4 £40,750 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £32,500 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) Use Case
4 11 (40.74%) DSDM
5 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
5 8 (29.63%) UML
5 8 (29.63%) Kanban
6 7 (25.93%) BPMN
7 6 (22.22%) SaaS
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) System Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Performance Management
8 5 (18.52%) QA
8 5 (18.52%) Line Management
9 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (14.81%) User Experience
9 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
9 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) ISEB
10 3 (11.11%) JD Edwards
10 3 (11.11%) Change Management
10 3 (11.11%) Workflow
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Agresso
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Analyst
2 25 (92.59%) Business Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) Use Case
4 11 (40.74%) DSDM
5 8 (29.63%) UML
5 8 (29.63%) Kanban
5 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) BPMN
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) System Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Performance Management
8 5 (18.52%) Line Management
9 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
9 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.11%) Workflow
10 3 (11.11%) Change Management
10 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) CBAP
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.70%) Sage
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago